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BIR Training Center, Chicago:
Based in Chicago with three central locations, BIR is a career and language learning center dedicated to teaching marketable skills and improving the oral and written communication of students from Chicagoland's diverse neighborhoods as well as from over 25 countries across the globe. We provide fast, focused, flexible training with financial aid opportunities for career seekers. Students studying on foreign student visas receive visa guidance in all issues ranging from application to practical training and school transfer. We are dedicated to providing our students the best education possible. BIR is respected as a provider of quality education due to our experienced instructors, varied course selection, multilingual staff, and unparalleled student services. If you are in search of an English Language Program in the United States, look no further. BIR offers international students excellent academic opportunities in Chicago, one of the greatest cities in the world.

ESL Program:
BIR’s English Language Programs help students acquire the oral fluency and written communication skills necessary to succeed in academics, the workplace, and everyday life. The English Language Introductory Program provides a solid foundation in basic communication. The English Language Bridge Program moves students beyond basic communication to using English in authentic academic and workplace settings. Classes are small, with a student to teacher ratio of 15:1. Instructors are highly trained professionals with advanced degrees in linguisticsPhoto of English Programs in Chicago, Illinois, education, or a related field. BIR offers a friendly atmosphere with facilities that are modern, comfortable and conveniently located.

Assessment:
Entering students receive a professional language evaluation and are placed into the appropriate program of study. BIR offers English Language programs that serve the needs of students at all levels of proficiency. Programs include lectures, workshops, and independent learning, as well as individual and small-group tutoring.

Lectures:
Each seven-week course includes two weekly lectures that focus intensively on one of the English language skill areas: oral communication, reading, or writing. BIR’s blended learning approach integrates vocabulary development, grammar study and overall fluency into the structure of the lectures. Students acquire knowledge of formal as well as colloquial English in order to prepare equally for academic, professional and social settings. Conversation addresses listening and speaking. Reading helps students develop vital reading skilImage of English Programs in Chicago, Illinoisls. Writing teaches composition from sentence to essay. Vocabulary development and grammar are addressed across all classes and levels. Upon completion of the program, students will have a sound command of formal and colloquial English and be prepared for university studies, professional careers, and daily life.

Workshops:
Lectures are complemented by workshops that provide students with experiential opportunities to use English language skills in practical ways. Students enroll in two workshops each week and choose from over 70 topics in a variety of fields. Workshops are an ideal way for students to expand their knowledge of culture as well as moving along the path toward familiarity with specialized contexts. Students who complete three workshops in one of BIR’s English for Specific Purposes Streams can earn a certificate in the following specialties: Business English, Medical English, English for Hospitality & Tourism, Computer Technology, Journalism and Advanced Test Preparation.

Summer Program (July – August):
Chicago is one of the world’s most exciting cities, with a rich heritage and vibrant cultural life. The BIR Summer program offers a chance to explore Chicago’s fascinating neighborhoods and attractions while immersing yourself in the English language. The program covers diverse aspects of American culture, sports and history, allowing you to choose classes and special events that suit your own unique interests. Previous offerings have included Haunted Chicago, Baseball, Classic American Film, and many other intriguing topics, as well as a wide array of fun and interesting field trips.

TOEFL, the Gateway to Your Future:

The TOEFL Internet Based Test (iBT®) is one of today’s most popular tools for measuring your English fluency. A strong score on the exam is a sign to universities and employers that you are ready to succeed in a fast-paced English speaking enviPhotos of BIR Training Center, Chicagoronment.

TOEFL preparation at BIR consists of 6 modules that offer you a pathway to a high score and assist you in your academic and professional pursuits. The 6 modules are: Gateway, Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Overall. Each module includes lectures, practice exams, workshops, study groups and access to a drop-in Study Hall.

Students can choose one of three paths to complete the Test Preparation Program:

* The Standard Path has one module per term and includes up to two terms of vacations.
* The Accelerated Path has one module per term and is 45 weeks of continuous study.
* The Intensive Path has two modules per term and is 22 weeks of continuous study. This is the quickest way to complete the program. The Intensive class requires the student to test at a more advanced level or have completed the TOEFL Gateway module.

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NSL Mondial, Miami
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in Miami, Florida with NSL Mondial! A leading provider of English language courses and immersion programs for adult students from around the world, NSL Mondial offers English classes taught at 10 levels - from total beginner to advanced.

• Our English school is situated in South Beach, a neighborhood of Miami Beach, close to all the major attractions that Miami has to offer. Learn English while enjoying the sun, sea, and incredible nightlife!

• We keep our class sizes small, with a maximum of 10 students per class. This guarantees that you receive the personalized attention you need to quickly improve your English language skills.

• Our school provides a multicultural atmosphere, thanks to our excellent international student mix.

• At NSL Mondial, we believe that learning English should not be confined to the classroom. We provide a fun and varied activities program.

• You have the option of living with an American family through our homestay program, or stay in student residence.

• NSL Mondial also provides an English summer and winter camp in Miami FL for teenagers ages 13-17.

• Available for 1-7 weeks, our ESL summer camp combines English language classes with optional electives (Marine Environment, American Sports, Art & Design, Fashion or Leadership) and activities & excursions.
English Classes for Adults in Miami:

Classes taught at 10 levels from beginner to advanced


• Intensive English program (30 lessons per week)
• Semi-Intensive English program (20 lessons per week)
• Part-time English program (16 lessons per week)
• IELTS exam preparation course
• Cambridge CAE exam preparation
• Business English
• English Plus Fun: Combine English lessons with Kitesurfing, Music, Salsa Latin Dancing, Paddle Boarding..
• Free workshop on writing, idioms, etc.
• Fun activities program
• Homestay program / live with an American family
ACES ESL School, Austin TX
Courses / Programs
 Calling international students!  As an alternative to San Antonio, would you consider studying English in Austin, just 90 miles north-east of San Antonio?

• Austin is a great and beautiful location for international students to experience life and culture in Texas and the USA.

• We offer small-sized classes designed to help every type of learner to succeed.

• The ACES ESL Program achievement scale is directly aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

• Our team of experienced teachers and administrators work with you to help you succeed in achieving your English language learn objectives.

For U.S. College / University Bound Students: Our Partner Universities in USA include
- Tennessee Tech University
- University of Houston-Victoria
- Texas Wesleyan University

Student Review:
• “It was the greatest experience of English learning I’ve ever had. The instructors’ patience, kindness and professional skills benefited me so much. I am very lucky to be a student at ACES and I am looking forward to coming back in the future.”
- Alex
ESL Programs in Austin:
- Full-time English course for international students on an F1 visa. With 5 levels of proficiency: Beginner (A1), Elementary (A2), Intermediate (B1), Upper Intermediate (B2), Advanced (C1).

- Part-time English classes two days per week.

- TOEFL Test preparation course (3-weeks long and may be taken as an evening course or in the mornings).

- University Pathway: ACES helps eligible students obtain a conditional admission letter to one of our Partner Universities in USA.
Institute Of Intensive English, Hawaii
Courses / Programs
Institute Of Intensive English, Hawaii is located just minutes from the beautiful Waikiki Beach in central Honolulu.

We offer beginner to advanced level English language courses to students from around the world. Study options include Short-Term English, Intensive English, Private English lessons, Academic Exam preparation, and more. 

Courses include lessons in the full-range of English language skills and knowledge, including listening, speaking, reading, writing, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation.

Our proficiency levels are based on a Global Scale that is recognized around the world, developed through broad scientific research by the Common European Framework (CEFR) and the University of Cambridge.

Accommodation options include student residences, hotels, hostels, shared houses, and homestays with local Hawaiian families.

Student Testimonial:
"Thanks teachers for your patience,comprehension and help. We can now speak better English. All of you are very good teachers, but even better as people. We hope to come back one day and maybe meet you again. We'll never forget you."
- James and Helena, Spain
- Short Term English Program (20 lessons)
- Intensive English Program (25 lessons)
- Long Term Intensive English (25 lessons)
- Super Intensive English Program (35 lessons)
- Private English lessons
- College Pathway Program
- Cambridge FCE / CAE Preparation
- Business/Corporate English
- Academic Year (Long Stay)
- Speaking with Purpose
- English + Hula
- English + Surfing
- Summer Short Term English Program
- Kids & Teens English
Crossing Borders, Houston North Area
Courses / Programs
• Are you searching for English language classes in Spring / The Woodlands or the North Houston area?

• A leading provider of quality language instruction, Crossing Borders provides a range of English courses for adults, kids and teenagers. We teach students at all levels - beginner, intermediate or advanced.

• We offer General English, Business English, and Private English lessons, serving students in Spring / The Woodlands, Cypress, Tomball, Cleveland, Conroe, Montgomery County, Humble, Porter, and surrounding areas.

• Our English classes are customized to meet your individual needs.

• Our professional and qualified teachers do a full evaluation of your language skills and learning goals in order to determine what steps are needed to help you to achieve them.

• Our English language programs are ideal for promoting academic, business, and personal growth.

• We do not only want you to learn to speak and write English, but we want you to experience the American culture and love it the same way we do!

• We place great emphasis on language immersion and small group classes (2-8 students). Our teachers focus on grammar, pronunciation, reading comprehension, and vocabulary.

¿Quieres estar mejor preparado para enfrentar los retos de hoy en día con éxito? ¡Lo que necesitas es hablar un inglés profesional! ¿Estás listo para comprometerte contigo mismo y llevar tus habilidades en el idioma al siguiente nivel? Aprende inglés con Crossing Borders!
English Courses for Adults:
• General English for beginners, intermediate & advanced levels
• Intensive ESL Program (4 weeks)
• Semi-intensive English
• Private English lessons
• TOEFL exam preparation
• SAT preparation
• English Conversation classes
• American Pronunciation & Accent Reduction
• Business English
• Corporate English training for executives
• English for the entire family

English Programs for Kids & Teens:
• After-school English classes
• Weekend English immersion programs
• English tutoring for high school students
• Summer & Winter ESL camps
Harvest English Institute, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
• An established ESL training provider, Harvest English Institute (HEI) offers beginner to advanced programs for local and international students.

• The Harvest English Institute Los Angeles campus is situated on Wilshire Boulevard in the Koreatown neighborhood of Central LA.

• Harvest English Institute welcomes students from all over the world, and is authorized by the U.S. government to accept international students (to issue an I-20 form for a F-1 student visa application).

Why choose Harvest English Institute?

There are plenty of reasons to choose Harvest English Institute (HEI) for your English language adventure!

Not only do we offer state-of-the-art technology in our classrooms with interactive TV's and smartboards, our skilled instructors also provide students with proficiency at record speed.

Our students receive their class notes by email, covering all the topics discussed. Our programs are also based on the official CEFR framework, helping students improve their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

With our four English language schools across the USA (in Los Angeles, California; Newark & Long Branch, New Jersey; and Orlando, Florida), learning English as a second language has never been so fun and unique!

Student Review:
“Being a student at Harvest Institute is a great experience because of the people that I have met here and the knowledge that will give me many more opportunities in my future career."
- Kassia, Poland
English Language Courses: 

• Intensive English Program (Beginner, Intermediate, High Intermediate & Advanced Levels)
• TOEFL iBT Exam Preparation course
• Supplemental courses in Pronunciation, Conversation, and Writing
• Business English classes
• Recreational English for non- F-1 (student visas) which are 16 hours or less in length
• Private English lessons for adults, colleges students, healthcare & business professionals
• Summer English courses
Kaplan International Washington DC
Courses / Programs
• Learn English in the beautiful and historic city of Washington DC with Kaplan International! We provide a range of accredited English courses to students from around the world of all levels, from beginner to advanced.

• Our quality English language courses in Washington DC include Intensive English, GRE / GMAT preparation, and TOEFL exam preparation.

• At the end of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance, which will show your level of English, the dates on which you have studied and your attendance. 

• Learning English in DC means immersing yourself in American culture. You will enjoy the diversity of its multicultural neighborhoods and visiting its world-famous landmarks, such as the White House, the Supreme Court, the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian Museum or the National Cathedral.

• Kaplan International in the USA are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), and students from 79 different countries attended our DC ESL school last year.

Student Review:
"It’s a wonderful experience, you learn a lot, discover different cultures and way of life. It’s a great opportunity to make contacts and real friendship with people from around the world."
- Paul-Victor, France
English Language Courses for Adults:

Beginner to advanced levels

• General English

• Intensive English

• Vacation English

• Academic Year and Semester Courses

• TOEFL Exam Preparation

• GMAT Preparation

• GRE For International Students

• Homestay with an American host family